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Ford Smith



John Ford Smith
(Geronimo; Teniente)

Born: January 19, 1919 in Phoenix, AZ
Died: February 26, 1983 in Phoenix, AZ
          (64 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 198
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Notes:


• College: University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
• Buried: Greenwood Memorial Lawn Cemetery (Phoenix, AZ)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


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Glossary
# Players Pos HoF
Ford Smith
SP
1000
259.0
2.50
19
11
.636
43
25
20
4
4
225
72
92
155
 
1 SP
995
274.0
2.42
19
11
.623
37
31
26
4
1
234
74
99
111
2 SP
995
258.2
2.46
18
11
.625
39
29
22
3
3
227
71
61
147
3 SP
994
252.0
2.43
17
11
.615
37
31
18
4
1
203
68
86
132
4 SP
993
263.1
2.47
19
10
.660
38
30
24
4
1
242
72
58
84
5 SP
992
271.2
2.42
18
12
.602
38
30
21
2
1
253
73
60
98
6 SP
991
272.2
2.56
20
11
.642
37
31
23
5
2
256
78
50
115
7 SP
991
274.0
2.59
18
13
.582
37
31
23
3
2
247
79
69
131
8 SP
989
237.2
2.56
15
11
.589
44
24
15
2
4
194
67
65
131
9 SP
989
237.2
2.36
16
9
.637
39
29
17
4
1
205
62
86
83
10 SP
988
268.2
2.59
19
11
.634
38
30
25
3
1
259
77
37
96
11 SP
988
237.0
2.47
16
10
.602
39
29
14
2
1
219
65
65
75
12 SP
988
291.2
2.67
19
12
.607
35
33
32
3
1
270
87
56
140
13 SP
987
287.1
2.62
19
13
.603
34
34
32
2
0
253
84
69
146
14 SP
987
256.0
2.28
18
10
.632
39
29
20
4
1
206
65
87
111
15 SP
987
272.0
2.68
19
12
.600
37
31
24
3
0
248
81
65
119
16 SP
987
276.2
2.66
20
11
.634
37
31
25
3
2
263
82
65
86
17 SP
987
254.0
2.38
16
12
.583
40
28
20
3
2
228
67
65
108
18 SP
987
261.0
2.23
18
12
.603
37
31
23
5
2
209
65
94
159
19 SP
987
276.0
2.63
17
14
.548
35
33
27
3
1
250
81
84
114
20 SP
987
282.0
2.49
15
14
.512
36
32
25
2
0
257
78
75
122
21 SP
986
253.2
2.59
16
12
.556
40
28
21
3
1
221
73
75
117
22 SP
986
236.2
2.62
16
11
.600
44
24
14
2
1
221
69
58
104
23 SP
986
297.2
2.43
18
15
.553
34
34
32
2
0
285
80
52
119
24 SP
986
254.0
2.28
17
10
.638
39
29
21
2
1
220
64
93
119
25 SP
985
286.0
2.69
18
13
.572
36
32
28
3
1
254
85
102
150
26 SP
985
249.0
2.63
17
14
.537
37
31
21
2
0
225
73
92
118
27 SP
985
285.1
2.61
16
14
.542
37
31
26
4
0
271
83
83
88
28 SP
985
245.1
2.54
13
12
.532
43
25
16
4
2
215
69
89
79
29 SP
984
257.2
2.60
15
12
.552
38
30
18
1
1
207
75
88
116
30 SP
984
293.0
2.71
19
13
.594
34
34
32
3
0
280
88
79
113
31 SP
984
251.2
2.50
17
12
.581
41
27
19
5
1
214
70
70
143
32 SP
983
290.2
2.63
20
12
.618
36
32
30
3
1
280
85
48
111
33 SP
983
266.2
2.55
16
13
.550
38
30
23
3
0
243
76
58
86
34 SP
983
257.1
2.51
14
14
.500
37
31
19
3
1
210
72
103
119
35 SP
982
211.0
2.58
17
8
.691
34
34
0
0
0
160
60
63
264
36 SP
982
261.1
2.65
16
13
.554
40
28
20
3
2
234
77
77
120
37 SP
982
257.2
2.60
14
12
.525
39
29
18
2
0
217
74
76
145
38 SP
982
273.1
2.70
18
12
.600
35
33
26
2
0
279
82
72
69
39 SP
982
291.0
2.55
19
13
.580
35
33
30
4
0
275
82
55
132
40 SP
982
262.1
2.52
14
13
.524
41
27
19
3
1
261
74
70
81
41 SP
981
276.1
2.73
17
14
.552
37
31
26
3
0
257
84
78
126
42 SP
981
241.2
2.63
14
13
.523
40
28
16
2
3
219
71
78
129
43 SP
981
257.1
2.49
17
13
.565
37
31
20
4
0
232
71
77
134
44 SP
981
249.1
2.29
18
8
.683
38
30
19
4
0
201
63
70
80
45 SP
981
298.1
2.36
22
11
.665
35
33
32
3
0
268
78
62
138
46 SP
981
252.2
2.78
17
12
.590
39
29
20
4
1
222
78
92
115
47 SP
980
265.1
2.35
19
11
.627
37
31
24
4
1
234
69
63
133
48 SP
980
240.1
2.65
14
12
.538
43
25
15
4
0
194
71
93
142
49 SP
980
248.2
2.86
17
10
.638
35
33
13
3
0
211
79
83
139
50 SP
980
268.0
2.66
16
14
.528
36
32
22
4
1
258
79
53
103
51 SP
980
237.2
2.70
15
13
.537
40
28
17
3
2
203
71
93
117
52 SP
980
288.2
2.46
16
17
.472
34
34
31
2
0
278
79
67
147
53 SP
980
247.0
2.69
16
11
.577
38
30
18
3
1
228
74
65
80
54 SP
980
255.2
2.84
19
7
.717
36
32
19
4
1
228
81
80
106
55 SP
980
259.2
2.51
16
12
.575
39
29
17
4
1
242
72
52
99
56 SP
980
246.1
2.47
16
10
.607
42
26
18
3
4
221
68
58
113
57 SP
979
261.0
2.77
17
12
.585
38
30
21
3
1
252
80
64
91
58 SP
979
299.0
2.67
20
13
.613
35
33
32
2
0
286
89
58
121
59 SP
979
302.2
2.49
20
13
.607
34
34
33
3
0
353
84
16
18
60 SP
979
255.2
2.73
16
11
.581
38
30
15
4
0
250
78
90
93
61 SP
979
297.1
2.67
21
13
.613
34
34
32
2
0
294
88
49
177
62 SP
979
260.2
2.68
16
12
.561
38
30
17
3
1
259
78
70
73
63 SP
979
298.2
2.66
17
16
.522
35
33
32
2
1
285
88
66
75
64 SP
979
302.2
2.43
17
15
.527
34
34
33
2
0
314
82
24
78
65 SP
978
274.0
2.17
19
13
.599
37
31
25
5
2
228
66
63
163
66 SP
978
276.2
2.38
18
13
.567
37
31
26
4
1
253
73
83
89
67 SP
978
243.2
2.47
16
13
.561
39
29
18
4
1
222
67
73
82
68 SP
978
266.0
2.35
14
15
.496
37
31
22
3
1
253
69
78
106
69 SP
978
250.2
2.49
13
17
.441
40
28
17
3
1
212
69
83
118
70 SP
977
252.1
2.75
16
13
.556
39
29
17
2
2
224
77
79
111
71 SP
977
259.2
2.68
15
14
.514
38
30
21
3
1
238
77
79
133
72 SP
976
294.0
2.81
21
12
.648
34
34
31
2
0
278
92
77
128
73 SP
976
299.0
2.31
19
13
.589
34
34
32
3
0
310
77
16
72
74 SP
976
299.2
2.28
19
14
.580
34
34
33
3
0
291
76
42
88
75 SP
976
243.0
2.39
16
11
.596
39
29
16
3
2
208
65
73
100
76 SP
976
223.1
2.43
12
12
.503
41
27
12
3
0
201
60
55
89
77 SP
976
297.2
2.42
17
15
.531
35
33
31
3
0
304
80
20
63
78 SP
975
292.2
2.73
20
12
.622
34
34
32
3
0
306
89
31
79
79 SP
975
274.0
2.82
17
15
.538
36
32
26
3
1
261
86
92
110
80 SP
975
251.0
2.89
18
12
.602
37
31
18
3
2
249
81
65
80
81 SP
975
215.1
2.55
10
12
.452
46
22
11
3
2
184
61
86
99
82 SP
975
255.0
2.75
15
14
.523
36
32
21
3
0
250
78
73
102
83 SP
975
264.1
2.78
15
15
.513
37
31
22
3
1
236
82
106
134
84 SP
974
269.1
2.74
17
15
.531
34
34
29
2
0
255
82
56
83
85 SP
974
261.2
2.91
17
12
.591
36
32
17
4
0
221
85
90
210
86 SP
974
257.0
2.89
18
10
.631
35
33
18
4
0
231
83
52
169
87 SP
974
243.1
2.76
16
11
.581
39
29
17
4
1
231
74
35
84
88 SP
974
249.2
2.86
16
11
.603
34
34
12
3
0
207
79
73
190
89 SP
973
290.2
2.84
21
10
.690
37
31
29
2
1
268
92
74
115
90 RF
973
267.0
2.28
21
10
.671
36
32
23
4
1
213
68
96
107
91 SP
973
270.0
2.23
18
13
.584
35
33
26
4
0
225
67
90
120
92 SP
973
236.2
2.70
16
11
.594
41
27
18
2
2
211
71
94
122
93 SP
973
258.1
2.45
12
16
.441
41
27
21
3
1
251
70
62
83
94 SP
973
237.0
2.30
13
14
.486
40
28
15
3
1
203
60
76
118
95 SP
972
245.2
2.94
17
10
.640
40
28
18
3
3
227
80
66
124
96 SP
972
245.0
2.56
15
12
.549
41
27
16
2
3
237
70
50
73
97 SP
972
248.0
2.60
12
15
.446
39
29
17
1
1
218
72
71
119
98 SP
972
265.2
2.42
15
15
.500
38
30
21
4
2
234
71
78
136
99 SP
972
240.1
2.38
13
14
.489
42
26
16
3
2
211
64
61
90
100 SP
972
268.2
2.63
13
16
.440
37
31
25
3
1
234
79
75
98

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James